ANN: Creating GUI Applications with wxPython

Dave dboland9 at offilive.com
Wed Feb 27 10:41:53 EST 2019


Sorry about the duplicate messages - bad hair day!

Dave,

On 2/27/19 10:38 AM, Dave wrote:
> On 1/14/19 2:08 PM, Mike Driscoll wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I just thought I would let you all know that I am working on my 2nd 
>> wxPython book, "Creating GUI Applications with wxPython". This one 
>> will be about actually creating small runnable applications instead of 
>> just recipes like my Cookbook did. I hope to have 8-10 working 
>> applications included with the book.
>>
>> You can read more about it here if you are interested: 
>> https://www.blog.pythonlibrary.org/2019/01/14/creating-gui-applications-with-wxpython-kickstarter/ 
>>
>>
>> Feel free to ask me questions about it too.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Mike
>>
> 
> Mike,
> 
> I have two Python 3 (3.6) apps that will get the full GUI treatment very 
> soon.  I'm in the process of choosing a GUI, and that may be where 
> you/your book can help.  Seems this is not a trivial effort (wishing 
> that Python was like VB6 from the 90's).
> 
> Anyway, here is what I am looking for - hopefully it helps guide you.
> 
> * GUI relatively easy to understand and implement.  easyGUI is truly 
> easy in all areas, but fails some of my other requirements.  The 
> QT/PyQT/PySide2 situation is a mess - which one to use, why, any 
> implementation differences, etc.
> 
> * Performance is very good.  Users hate to wait - for anything!
> 
> * Lots of widgets!  I'll need a spreadsheet-like widget, a form widget 
> to enter information on parts, activities, etc., splash screen that the 
> code can talk to while the app is loading, and the big one - a 
> cross-platform printer widget that works with Windows and Mac/Unix/CUPS. 
>   A network widget may also be good.
> 
> * A GUI designer may be good.  Currently there is Glade for GTK, and 
> QT-Designer for QT.
> 
> * GUI must support all desktops with a native look and feel.  Kivy fails 
> this one.  Will have mobile apps later in the year, so it would be nice 
> if one GUI fits all, but am ok with 2 gui's if needed.
> 
> * A great book taking me from beginner to expert.
> 
> Dave,
> 
> 



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